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Native Youth SS15

British label Native Youth is not necessarily doing anything new with their SS 2015 Women’s Collection, but the pieces that make up the collection are infinitely versatile and wearable. They are the type of clothes that become well-worn favourites, the clothing … Continue reading

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Tigerbalm

Svenja Specht is the German fashion designer behind the fashion label Reality Studio. Her summer 2014 collection is titled TIGERBALM and features a clear Oriental influence in terms of the style and print. The textile designs are the result of a creative collaboration … Continue reading

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Madewell Fall 2014

As I get older I’m drawn more to buying well made basic items that will endure through all those trends that come and go. This has to do with the fact that I don’t have the time, money, or inclination, … Continue reading

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Torne Valley

Brooklyn-based jewellery line Odette New York’s latest collection Torne Valley is a subtle collection with a number of interesting details from the hammered surfaces to the folded metal shapes. “Founded in 2006 by artist Jennifer Sarkilahti, Odette jewelry is designed and crafted … Continue reading

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giantLION

“giantLION is a line of handcrafted jewellery formed in 2011, distilled from the fascinations of owner and designer, Caroline Whittington Young. Using raw stones, bronze, sterling silver and 14k gold, Caroline crafts delicate, timeless pieces that draw inspiration from nature, … Continue reading

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Whit Autumn/Winter 2014

I do not cope well with heat – when the temperature goes above 28 degrees celsius I turn into a grumpy, lethargic monster. So in these swelteringly hot days that Cape Town has been delivering in abundance, it helps to … Continue reading

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Spirit of the Painted Desert

  Bona Drag is a great company that stocks a well curated selection of pieces by independent fashion and jewellery designers. Their shop offers something different to the mainstream, without being too avant garde. I like their cool, slightly dark … Continue reading

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